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Thursday 19 October 2017

A paramedic assaulted by patient in Derry

Michael McHugh

A paramedic has been assaulted and chased by a patient in Derry.

The ambulance crew were tending to a man at Bank Place at 12.50am this morning when he struck out at one of them. He then chased after the paramedic for a short distance before falling over.

A 25-year-old man was arrested and later released on bail pending further inquiries.

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